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Marriage contract (ketubbah)
Edirne, Turkey
1862
Groom: Hayyim “the firstborn,” son of Abraham Navon
Bride: Mazal, daughter of Mordecai Halevi
Handwritten on paper; ink and watercolor
H: 62; W: 45.5 cm
Gift of Suzanne Zimmer and Marthe Soussana, Paris, through Mazal Linenberg
Accession number: B82.0366 ; 179/319


From the Israel Museum publications:
Juhasz, Esther, ed., Sephardi Jews in The Ottoman Empire: Aspects of Material Culture, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel, 1990

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir


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